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436 lending teams in the "Events" category
  • Celso and Laura's Wedding

    Celso and Laura's Wedding

    17 members have lent $8,225 in 262 loans
    Orange County, California Category: Events Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." - Margaret Mead
  • Solfrid&Jan Helge 2x50 years

    Solfrid&Jan Helge 2x50 years

    3 members have lent $8,150 in 115 loans
    Kristiansand, Norway Category: Events Team since: Jun, 2012
    We loan because: Our generous friends voted for lending to Kiva.
  • TEDxOttawa

    TEDxOttawa

    42 members have lent $8,000 in 305 loans
    Ottawa, ON, Canada Category: Events Team since: Oct, 2009
    We loan because: Because it helps people lift themselves out of poverty.
  • Capital to the Coast 2011

    Capital to the Coast 2011

    44 members have lent $7,500 in 274 loans
    Ottawa to Halifax Category: Events Team since: Mar, 2011
    We loan because: We want to make a difference, and believe that micro-loans are a great way to empower people and reduce poverty worldwide.
  • Ulriken 2. juli 2011

    Ulriken 2. juli 2011

    22 members have lent $7,275 in 208 loans
    Bergen, Norge Category: Events Team since: Apr, 2011
    We loan because: Vi ønsker å bidra til bærekraftig utvikling og fattigdomsbekjempelse.
    We want to contribute to sustainable development and poverty reduction
  • FILM

    FILM

    35 members have lent $7,150 in 273 loans
    USA Category: Events Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We loan because we want to unite, uplift, create, change, challenge and explore.
  • David & Anjali's Wedding Team

    David & Anjali's Wedding Team

    32 members have lent $7,025 in 251 loans
    San Francisco Category: Events Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: it is a great way to invest in the dreams of others.
  • Tracey & Kamran

    Tracey & Kamran

    19 members have lent $6,975 in 244 loans
    California Category: Events Team since: Feb, 2009
    We loan because: We believe everyone in the world should be given the chance to have a bettter life.
  • Stephen & Emily's Wedding

    Stephen & Emily's Wedding

    15 members have lent $6,550 in 250 loans
    Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Hawaii Category: Events Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: Emily has been a committed Kiva user for about a year and is dragging Stephen into the party. As global wanderers and non-homeowners, we don't have a need for lots of punch bowls or fine china. Giving our friends…